Amrita Bhinder
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Author is a lawyer and the state spokesperson for BJYM, Chandigarh.

VOICES

 |   5-minute read

From Kathua to Aligarh: We have to stop sacrificing our children on the altar of some people's twisted political correctness

A society that can't safeguard children has no right to talk about the rights of the perpetrators. No identity, religious, caste or economic, is more important than the safety of a defenceless child.

POLITICS

 |   6-minute read

Where's the Nyay? Rahul Gandhi’s contesting from Wayanad too is a report card of Amethi's development

Amethi has been the 'pocket borough' of the Gandhi dynasty for decades. But now, faced with a strong opponent and a plethora of development options, the Congress finds Amethi's ground slipping under its feet.

POLITICS

 |   7-minute read

Pulwama Attack: Why is some media so shy of the truth?

Sections of the media are always quick to defend the rights of those mouthing anti-national statements. Why then are these sections apparently fearful of calling Pulwama a terror attack?

POLITICS

 |   4-minute read

No, Congress, introducing Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will not help you. Here's why

Congress should abandon the conceit that the arrival of a member of the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty is enough to solve their crisis. Their issues, and their purported tactics, are far more worrying than that.

VOICES

 |   6-minute read

Shashi Tharoor's 'PM Modi is like scorpion on Shivling' jibe exposes his own way of looking at the world

As leaders drop their finesse and reach for their cuss words, a naked hatred for civility in our politics becomes obvious.

VOICES

 |   4-minute read

#MeToo movement: Men seem to think alcohol is both excuse and apology. Well, it’s neither

The movement now needs to move on to the next logical step — where the allegations go through the due process and we see some punishments.

POLITICS

 |   3-minute read

Why BJP's performance in panchayat polls is a welcome sign of change in Kashmir

The electorate has sent a powerful message - it wants change. Not more violence. And the older parties are irrelevant to its real issues.

VARIETY

 |   5-minute read

Jammu & Kashmir panchayat polls will be truly empowering for its people - here's why

The upcoming polls will give huge power to ordinary folks who can cleanse their state of corruption and militancy. No wonder some parties are feeling threatened enough to boycott.

POLITICS

 |   7-minute read

Why Rahul Gandhi cannot peg the 1984 anti-Sikh riots on Hindus, RSS or the BJP

The Congress couldn't pin the killings of thousands of innocents on anyone back then and it surely cannot blame anyone else in 2018.

POLITICS

 |   8-minute read

No, India is not suddenly a communal 'Lynchistan'

There are attempts to portray every instance of mob violence not as law and order breakdowns, but religious bigotry.